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Helpful Tips  // Browsing posts in Helpful Tips

25 May Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Bench press in a wod?!

Most likely going to have to run this in waves but floor press is also an option (especially for those of you still new to the movement). Couple of other points on this one:  The load should be challenging, but not able to be completed in one or even two sets. It should take at […]

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24 May Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Wednesday May 24

Workout tips for the day! Be sure to check your previous scores if you have done this Open workout. Hustle between the movements in the first rounds. After the first few rounds, start breaking up the reps so you can rest in the middle of the sets (versus resting between movements). Use a ton of […]

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23 May Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Tuesday Tips

Coaching Tips: This is a steady grinder so don’t come out too fast on the first round or two. If your form isn’t great for a squat clean, then just do a power clean into a front squat. For the ring push-ups, the rings must be a couple inches off of the ground [with the […]

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17 May Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Coaching tips

Really emphasize the ‘glide kip’ style of bar muscle up with as little dip at the top as possible. No chicken wings! If you chicken wing, stop the set or rest long enough to ensure you don’t do another one. If you are only good for 1-2 bar muscle ups per round, do them at […]

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16 May Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Coaching tips

Hustle on the shuttle runs, and take your time on the jerks. No line touch on the shuttle runs. You are better off trying to do bigger sets on the shoulder to overhead (rather than having to do lots of extra cleans). Catch the jerk with ‘soft knees’ when you lower the bar so you […]

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